North Korea (and audiences) go home unhappy in U.S. invasion story
Don Samuels is the City Council member who represents Ward 5, better known as north Minneapolis. But on Sunday morning, he used a long editorial on the front page of the Star Tribune's opinion section to suggest he might also be the closest thing to Walker Texas Ranger you're going to find in City H ... More >>
Since opening its doors last summer, The Bachelor Farmer has become one of the Twin Cities' it dining spots. Owned by Eric and Andrew Dayton (sons of a certain hockey-loving governor), it's been lauded locally and nationally, and last month it received a James Beard semifinalist nod for Best New Res ... More >>
From SNL to the rabid right of modern politics
Too many sci-fi references and not enough Kristen Wiig
Leslie Frazier gets the job.Steady Eddy Leslie Frazier inherited a 3-7 mess of a Vikings team from Brad Childress, and he closed out the season 3-3 as interim head coach. When the Wilfs nixed the "interim" moniker and handed him the reins for real, we called him the right man in times gone w ... More >>
A lot of comedians like to justify their edgier material with an arrogant disclaimer: "I'm actually up here sayin' what you only think." Veteran provocateur Bill Burr might as well offer an addendum to that: saying the stuff that gets thrown around in his material is quite possibly a sign of comp ... More >>
The congresswoman takes top honors for her "sheer tonnage of wingnuttery," says Rudy Giuliani's former speechwriter.
A former front-office guy in minor league baseball has assembled a database of more than 500 confirmed and validated Twitter accounts for pro and college athletes.
Il Divo glitters among duller bulbs like The Girl From Monaco, Just Another Love Story
A minute-by-minute account of the RNC's POWerful climax
The Wizard of Odds: Iowa begins the road to the Republican National Convention in St. Paul
For a new all-ages scene, rock & roll can't wait
Assault with a sex toy, carpooling with fetuses, law-abiding condom-carriers, Apple anime t-shirts, the "Anderson Effect," the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Counting tigers in India, banning abortion in Indiana, Flight 93: The Movie, the Chuck Norris Fact Generator, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Your Tivo won't tell you who shot J.R. — DVDs will!
I'm okay. You're okay. Metallica are not okay until they stop being a bunch of friggin' wimps
Ky Michaelson has gone 180 mph on a snowmobile, hurled men off tall buildings, and blown tons of metal into the stratosphere. Are you ready for the biggest stunt of all?
Defying American convention, HK film star Sammo Hung throws his heft at network television